We spent the 4th of July in Baltimore, then went up to Hershey, PA for the rest of week.
The boys only had two requests for summer vacation: Fireworks and Hersheypark. We were happy to oblige.
(And yes, of course Noah brought the Declaration of Independence to its birthday party. And Sonic the Hedgehog, because why not?)
It's now been a full month since it happened, the event, the attempt, the night it all nearly stopped but didn't. Sometimes it still feels very near and very close, while other times I look up at the sky and see fireworks, or the world whizzing past on a rollercoaster, and it fades far, far away. To a different time and place I have no interest in ever revisiting.